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Cargo diversity at Thunder Bay helps offset lower grain shipments 

Increased diversity in cargo shipments handled at the Port of Thunder Bay to end October  is helping to offset the decrease in overall shipments resulting from lower volumes of Prairie grain this season. While overall shipments at 6.4 million tonnes are 6% lower than the 5-year average and 17% lower than last year, the outlook

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Government of Canada extends contract for marine emergency towing vessels on the West Coast

To continue to meet this commitment, the Government of Canada is developing a long-term national approach for marine emergency towing known as the National Strategy on Emergency Towing, which will include recommendations on how to best meet emergency towing requirements on all coasts. The strategy will consider regional needs, the perspectives of Indigenous Peoples, partners

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CSL and Viterra set grain load record at Port of Thunder Bay

Canada Steamship Lines (CSL) reached a historic milestone at the Viterra terminal in the Port of Thunder Bay yesterday, when it loaded a record-setting 31,362 metric tonnes of grain on CSL Welland, breaking the previous record of 31,143 metric tonnes. The cargo of wheat will be discharged in Montreal, destined for international markets. The 36,364

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Removing slime from ships to cut emissions

Keeping ships’ hulls free from just a thin layer of slime can reduce a ship’s GHG emissions by up to 25 per cent, according to the preliminary findings of a new study, launched at COP 26 in Glasgow.   The preliminary findings of the study on the Impact of Ships’ Biofouling on Greenhouse Gas Emissions reveals that a layer of slime as

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CMA CGM acquiring third-biggest terminal in Los Angeles

The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, has signed an agreement to acquire 90% stake in the Fenix Marine Services (FMS) terminal in Los Angeles, currently held by EQT Infrastructure III, based on an enterprise value of USD 2.3 billion. Currently holding a 10% stake in the terminal, CMA CGM will

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First Movers Coalition launched to advance commitments to zero-emission shipping

Glasgow, Scotland — The World Economic Forum, in partnership with US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, today announced the First Movers Coalition, a new platform for companies to make purchasing commitments that create new market demand for low and zero carbon fuels and technologies. Among the eight “harder-to-abate” sectors addressed by the First

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